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nigelnightmare wrote:Will they fit if you remove the battery?
If so remove battery, fit pannier bags, refit battery.
Yes the fixings go over the rack and clip without the battery but the problem is that with the battery in there is not sufficient clearance for the fixing clips i.e. your suggestion won't work. I've looked at many other bespoke e-bikes and this seems to be a common issue. Why would you specifically make a rack to carry a battery on an ebike but not accommodate a pannier, in this case Ortlieb classic back roller, which must be one of the most popular on the market - ridiculous!